Sr Robotics App Developer

  • AFLAC,
  • Remote or Remote
  • 7 hours ago
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Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary

The Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution provides a platform for resources from the business operations and IT teams to deliver self-service process automations on an IT supported, secure and resilient infrastructure. Robotics Application Developers have responsibility for developing and delivering automated processes plus mentoring non-accredited developers. Candidates are subjected to RPA training and then typically work closely with accredited RPA consultant(s) or developers during a skilling and mentoring period as part of an agility program delivery phase. This position will also complete and finalize Solution Designs according to Aflac standards.

Principal Duties & Responsibilities
  • Accurately analyses and estimates new potential processes, quickly assessing feasibility; analyzes, understands and documents the business processes in detail where required
  • Works on enterprise-wide bot design and development that require the highest level of expertise and knowledge of multiple processing systems and robotics software coding requirements; requires systems and data analysis, design, development, integration, and enhancement activities, as well as related maintenance and more complex production support for all production systems
  • Defines and develops the project scope of multiple complex projects with assistance from the project team and serves as the project point of contact when necessary
  • Leads and/or participates in bot-planning sessions with clients, business units, and IT to analyze development requirements, provide design recommendations for complex systems, and recommend methods and assignments
  • Provides design recommendations, develops bot and custom integration solutions, including major enhancements and interfaces; writes complex design specifications
  • Makes complex modifications to existing bot applications in accordance with high specifications and division standards; reviews effort to ensure compliance to application standards
  • Maps current business processes to provide a foundation for defining business activities; uses business process maps to build/code bots; develops accurate project deliverables; applies appropriate analysis to business unit issues to provide the best resolution and satisfy internal and external customers
  • Works with business units, Project Management Office, Software Quality Assurance, and IT by opening and maintaining lines of communication to monitor and improve satisfaction; manages business unit expectations of initiatives and projects
  • Identify and communicate the technical infrastructure requirements in order to design RPA process solutions in accordance with standard RPA design principles and conventions
  • Configure new RPA processes and objects using core workflow principles that are efficient, well structured, maintainable and easy to understand; Create and maintain solution documentation
  • Support existing processes and implement change requirements as part of a structured change control process
  • Mentor colleagues through the RPA training and accreditation program - providing advice and guidance on best practice and development techniques as needed
  • Problem solve issues that arise in day to day running of RPA processes and providing timely responses and solutions as required Communicate with RPA on software related issues, suggested improvements and participate with other users in the RPA community
  • Work within project planning constraints, communicating any identified project risks and issues to the delivery/project manager accordingly and provide inputs to the change control process
  • Support the business units during the UAT and rollout phases
  • Completes Solution Design Document
  • Performs other duties as required

Education & Experience Required
  • Minimum Required Bachelor's Degree Computer Science, Information Systems, programming or a related field
  • Minimum Required Five or more years of programming or related professional work experience
  • Minimum Required Experience in dealing with executive level professionals to drive business outcomes
  • Minimum Required Knowledge of RPA not a pre-requisite for this role as full training will be provided

Education & Experience Preferred
  • Preferred A track record in the successful delivery and support of excel macros, Visual Basic scripts or other configuration/scripting type technology
  • Blue Prism Professional Certification (preferred)

Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Knowledge & Skills
  • Understanding of workflow based logic and the ability to both understand a business process from a workflow diagram and to conceptualize it as an automated solution
  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Ability to collaborate with business unit customers, IT, and management to reach a common agreement
  • Proven experience of successfully delivering high quality solutions in high pressure, structured environments using standard project management techniques and disciplines
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to present technical details to a non-technical audience as well as produce clear and concise documentation

  • Acting with Integrity - Clearly states goals and beliefs; lets people know his/her true intentions; does what he she said they would do; follows through on commitments
  • Communicating Effectively - Expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner; tailors message to fit the interests and needs of the audience; delivers information in a manner that is interesting and compelling to the listener
  • Pursuing Self-Development - Demonstrates ambition and desire to move forward in his/her career; engages others in discussions about career development; seeks feedback on ways to increase his/her performance; takes advantage of opportunities to build new skills and capabilities
  • Serving Customers - Builds strong relationships with customers; stays aware of customer needs, concerns and satisfaction; responds promptly to customer questions and requests; effectively manages customer expectations
  • Supporting Change - Enthusiastically participates in new change initiatives and programs; focuses on reasons why changes will work and how they will be beneficial
  • S upporting Organizational Goals - Actively supports organizational goals and values; demonstrates enthusiasm toward the company's goals and mission; aligns actions around organizational goals
  • Working with Diverse Populations - Shows respect for the beliefs and traditions of others; encourages and promotes practices that support cultural diversity; discourages behaviors or practices that may be perceived as unfair, biased, or critical toward people with certain backgrounds

Working Conditions

The statements below describe the general nature and level of the work and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Normal office environment (virtual or in-person)


None Required

Nearest Major Market: Eugene

Company Information

Join a company that’s been named to Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For” 21 years in a row. As part of the Aflac team, you’ll find yourself in a supportive work environment with an organizational culture that champions an open-door management philosophy, competitive salaries, excellent benefits and more. While we’re a dedicated company — with promises to help protect more than 50 million policyholders worldwide — it hasn’t stopped us from enjoying our philosophy of camaraderie and having some fun along the way. (After all, we do happen to have the Aflac Duck as our brand ambassador.) And they’ve all been part of our core values for more than 65 years. Aflac is committed to a culture that embraces an environment of understanding and empathy. You’ll quickly see that we’ve built a company where every employee in our diverse workforce can perform at their very best. But our diversity efforts don't stop at our front door. They extend into our community through outreach and service — and by our agents, suppliers and business partners. Through our Diversity Council, we’ve developed initiatives to implement, support and help further our diversity-related efforts across the globe. 

Dice Id : 10109603
Position Id : 2823
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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